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U.S. Forces Send 130 Tankers Of “Stolen Syrian Oil” To Iraq: State Media
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DAMASCUS, Jan 27 (NNN-SANA) – The U.S. forces in north-eastern Syria, sent 130 tankers of “stolen Syrian oil” to Iraq in recent hours. With the help of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, the batch of “stolen” oil was sent from Syria’s north-eastern province of Hasakah to northern Iraq, through a corridor set up by the […]
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Minister: Craft industry needs more support from private sector
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SERI KEMBANGAN,. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri today called on the private sector and corporate houses to support the development of the local crafts industry. She said the long-term development of the industry and the communities involved needed stronger support from the private sector. “There have been few and far […]
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Upset eatery owner in Perak brandishes two axes at Health Ministry personnel
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LUMUT,. The owner of an eatery, angry at being issued a notice for failing to comply with hygiene practices, pointed two axes at a Ministry of Health (MOH) enforcement officer in Kampung Koh near here on Tuesday. Manjung District Police chief ACP Nor Omar Sappi said that in the 9.30pm incident, the 56-year-old man also […]
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Zizie Izette eligible to receive RM2.8 mln as introduction fee – Witness
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KUALA LUMPUR,. The Sessions Court here today was told that Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin’s wife, Datin Seri Zizie Izette Abdul Samad was eligible to receive an introduction fee of RM2.8 million as the actress introduced her husband to obtain Felcra’s approval to invest RM150 million in Public Mutual unit trusts. Unit trust consultant Norhaili […]
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Malaysia to align its strategic plans for NCDs with WHO’s implementation road map
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will align its National Strategic Plans for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and upcoming White Paper on the Future of Healthcare with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Implementation Road Map, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. In his intervention remarks at the 150th Session of the WHO’s Executive Board Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Khairy said […]
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Khairy: Malaysia plans to ban sale of tobacco and other smoking products to those born after 2005
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KUALA LUMPUR,. Malaysia will align its National Strategic Plans for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and upcoming White Paper on the Future of Healthcare with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Implementation Road Map, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. In his intervention remarks at the 150th Session of the WHO’s Executive Board Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Khairy said […]
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Bursa opens higher on buying interest
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KUALA LUMPUR,. Bursa Malaysia opened higher this morning, with buying interest in selected heavyweights led by IHH Healthcare amid concerns over rising Covid-19 cases in the country, an analyst said. At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) improved 3.77 points to 1,519.76 from 1,515.99 at Thursday’s close, after opening 2.26 points higher […]
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Ringgit opens lower as US dollar buoyed by buying support
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KUALA LUMPUR,. The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today on firmer buying support for the greenback, backed by better United States (US) economic and employment data, an analyst said. At 9am, the local note fell to 4.1970/2000 versus the greenback from 4.1935/1980 at Thursday’s close. In line with the positive data, Bank Islam […]
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Almost half Malaysia’s adult population given Covid-19 booster shot
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KUALA LUMPUR,. A total of 199,251 adults in Malaysia received the Covid-19 booster dose yesterday, bringing the cumulative number of booster doses administered to the adult population in the country to 11,531,403 or 49.3 per cent of the group. According to the Health Ministry’s (MoH) CovidNow portal, a total of 22,921,716 or 97.9 per cent […]
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Beauty industry brought opportunities to domestic economy — Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi
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SUBANG JAYA, 28 January — The Beauty industry in Malaysia has a great potential to grow, providing more employment opportunities and contribute to the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said Domestic, Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Dato’ Alexander Nanta Linggi. After launching the multi-award winning PicoPulse & Hair Growth Centre, One Doc and Hair Doc […]
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Conflicting interests – potential determinant of brain drain in sports?
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By Jason Loh & Tan Tze Yong The sports industry could well be reaching an “inflection point”– whereby the dissatisfaction and resentment of our athletes at the relevant governing bodies have reached near-irreconcilable levels. A case in point is when the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) banned national shuttler Lee Zii Jia and former junior […]
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ABTA praise as England Covid-19 tests scrapped
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ABTA has warmly welcomed a decision by the government in England to scrap Covid-19 tests for arrivals into the country for fully vaccinated travellers. Mark Tanzer, chief executive of ABTA, said: “This announcement is a huge leap forwards in getting travel back to normal in England, in particular the removal of day two tests for […]
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Amorepacific Develops the World’s First Tactile Sensor That Measures Skin Sensations
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Findings jointly made with UNIST published on a global scientific journal ACS Nano Digitalization of human skin sensations expected to spark innovation in the beauty industry SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Amorepacific developed the world’s first intelligent tactile sensor that is capable of measuring skin sensations. This new sensor will enable the […]
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Fire at Malaysian Embassy in Seoul, 20 people escape unhurt
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SEOUL: A fire broke out at the Malaysian Embassy in Seoul on Friday but was put out in 17 minutes, Yonhap news agency reported, quoting officials. The fire started from a fan heater on the embassy’s second floor at 9.38 am, forcing about 20 people to evacuate. Part of the wall was burned, but no […]
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Indonesia Reports 8,077 Newly-Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Highest In Over Four Months
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JAKARTA, Jan 28 (NNN-ANTARA) – Indonesia yesterday confirmed 8,077 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day rise, since Sept 2, 2021, amid the spread of the Omicron variant in the country. With the increase, the country’s tally of infections rose to 4,309,270, the country’s Health Ministry said. At a press conference yesterday, Indonesian Health Minister, Budi […]
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Former Head of State passes away
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KUCHING,. Former Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng has passed away Friday night. He was 100. He died at the Normah Medical Centre here around 11.45pm. Abang Salahuddin was Head of State from 1977 to 1981, and again from 2001 to 2014. Born in 1921, Abang Salahuddin was active in […]
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Bukit Aman confirms receiving report on death of detainee in Terengganu lock-up
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KUALA LUMPUR,. The Bukit Aman Integrity and Standard Compliance Department (JIPS) has confirmed receiving a report on the death of a detainee at the Marang Police Station lock-up in Terengganu today. JIPS director Datuk Azri Ahmad said the department received the report at 3pm. He said the investigation was being handled by the JIPS’ Crime […]
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Labour Dept: Private sector employers in Federal Territories must give additional paid public holiday on Feb 3 due to overlap
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PUTRAJAYA,. Private sector employers in the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan should give an additional day of paid public holiday on Feb 3 to their employees due to the overlap between the public holiday for Chinese New Year and Federal Territory Day. According to the Department of Labour (JTK) Peninsular Malaysia, the […]
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MetMalaysia: Rain, thunderstorms expected in several states next week
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KUALA LUMPUR,. The Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) predicts that thunderstorms and rain especially in the afternoon will occur in several states ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations next week. MetMalaysia deputy director-general of operations Lim Ze Hui said thunderstorms and rain in the afternoon were expected in several areas in Kedah, Perak, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, […]
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Johor polls: BN higher leadership to decide on cooperation with Bersatu, PAS – Annuar
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BATU PAHAT,. The decision of whether Barisan Nasional will cooperate with Bersatu and PAS in the upcoming Johor state election will only be decided by the coalition’s higher leadership. Ketereh UMNO division Tan Sri Annuar Musa said party members will abide by that decision. “Within UMNO, several policy decisions have been made and decided by […]
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